University of Surrey International Study Centre
Get the support you need to reach the IELTS requirement for your pathway, with our English for Pre-Masters programme.
Your level of English will determine how much English preparation you will need before beginning your academic programme.
You can take one or two semesters of English language preparation. If you have IELTS 5.0 (5.0 in all bands) or equivalent, you will need one semester of English for Pre-Masters. If you have IELTS 4.5 (4.5 in all bands) or equivalent, you will need to complete our two-semester English for Pre-Masters programme.
This course has two start dates, depending on when you begin your Pre-Masters Programme.
One-semester programme: September, before starting your academic programme in January, or June, before starting your academic programme in September
Two-semester programme: June, before starting your academic programme in January
Please note an IELTS test is required following English for Pre-Masters programme for students needing a Tier-4 visa for Pre-Masters Programme, where you will need to achieve 5.5 overall (minimum 5.5 in all subskills) to start the Pre-Masters programme.
Course length: one and two semesters
Entry points: June and September
Semester dates for one semester:
24/09/2018 – 14/12/2018
10/06/2019 – 30/08/2019
Semester dates for two semesters:
Semester 1: 10/06/2019 – 30/08/2019
Semester 2: 23/09/2019 – 13/12/2019
Progression to: Pre-Masters Programme
Age: students are normally 21 years of age or older on the first day of their academic programme at the International Study Centre.
Entry requirements: visit our entry requirements page for a list of academic, English language and country-specific entry requirements for all programmes.
Programmes are designed to provide international students with a direct pathway to a degree at the University of Surrey.
This one or two-semester pathway programme leads to a wide range of postgraduate degrees at the University of Surrey.
Find out tuition fees for all International Study Centre programmes, plus accommodation costs and additional fees.